LG Electronics Canada named as 2022 Energy Star ® appliance manufacturer of the year
by CM Staff
Under its Zero Negative Environmental Impact initiative, LG Global plans to establish more production sites that make a positive impact on the environment.
TORONTO — LG Electronics Canada has been named 2022 ENERGY STAR CANADA Appliance Manufacturer of the Year by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan). This honour recognizes the company’s commitment to protecting the environment through ENERGY STAR certified appliance products and promotions.
“LG Canada is honoured to be recognized again with this prestigious distinction for our commitment to the environment by offering best in class energy-efficient appliances,” said Jaeseung Kim, President and CEO, LG Electronics Canada. “LG Canada is focused on enabling consumers make a difference with smart, innovative appliances that deliver energy efficiency and savings to help sustain the environment.”
“Enhancing energy efficiency is key to working towards our ambitious climate goals, while creating sustainable jobs for cleaner growth and a greener, more energy-efficient future. This year’s ENERGY STAR Canada award recipients are ambassadors of energy efficiency and examples of the value of investing in smart energy choices.” said the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources. “Congratulations to LG Electronics Canada Inc. in North York, Ontario, as the recipient of the 2022 ENERGY STAR Canada Award for Manufacturer of the Year – Appliances.”
In addition to the Appliance Manufacturer of the Year Award in Canada, LG Electronics USA was recently named 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honours a group of businesses and organizations that have made contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements.
Under its Zero Negative Environmental Impact initiative, LG Global plans to establish more production sites that make a positive impact on the environment. To ensure that the company reaches its stretch goals for carbon neutrality and circular economy, LG announced its intention to reduce the use of petrochemical-based plastics by introducing up to 600,000 tons of recycled plastic into its manufacturing process by 2030 and nearly double the recovery of electronic waste to 8 million tons by then.